Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, October 1, 2013

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  • on October 1, 2013
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Development at Gulf Coast Ports Surges


By Jim Shaw  


Ports along the Gulf Coast of Mexico are continuing to look south to potential new container business to be generated by new locks at the Panama Canal but bulk commodities such as coal, oil and gas are also driving development. The sudden oil shale energy boom has rocked the petroleum transporting industry, with the Port of Corpus Christi alone developing eight new docks and 10 million barrels of new crude storage capacity to handle Texas-produced Eagle Ford shale oil…… (Read Full Article) 


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Hapag-Lloyd Names 2 New Top Execs

by Mark Edward Nero

Two of the top management seats within shipping company Hapag-Lloyd will be filled by different people in mid-2014; Chief Executive Officer Michael Behrendt and Chief Operating Officer Ulrich Kranich are both stepping down next year….(Read Full Article)


Del Monte, Port of Hueneme Extend Lease

by Mark Edward Nero

Port of Hueneme and Del Monte officials have agreed to a five-year lease extension that, if completed, would give the food company nearly 40 years of residency at the port….(Read Full Article)



Port Sets Century Agenda Breakfast Date

by Mark Edward Nero


On Thursday, Oct.10, as part of its Century Agenda Breakfast Series, the Port of Seattle will conduct a panel discussion on how to successfully compete for government contracts…(Read Full Article)



Oakland Port Calls for Federal
Infrastructure Funding

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Oakland has teamed up with the American Farm Bureau Federation to call for improvements in port infrastructure….(Read Full Article)